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Fleu·ry(flœ-rē′), André Hercule de 1653-1743.
French prelate and politician who became a cardinal in 1726 and served as prime minister (1726-1743) under Louis XV.
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(Biography) André Hercule de (ɑ̃dre ɛrkyl də). 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman: Louis XV's chief adviser and virtual ruler of France (1726–43)
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fleu•ry(ˈflɜr i, ˈflʊər i)
(of a heraldic cross) having the arms terminate in the shape of fleurs-de-lis.
[1375–1425; late Middle English flourre < Middle French fleure, derivative of fleur flower; see -ee]
André Hercule de, 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman.
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